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The High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC) of Ukraine has extended the preventive measure against businessman from Odesa Vadym Alperin, who is dubbed a "godfather of smuggling."

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"The suspect, as before, is obliged to wear an ankle monitor until March 23 and abide by his commitments," the court's press service said.

The businessman is suspected of organizing a criminal scheme related to the customs clearance of goods imported into Ukraine at low prices. His actions are qualified under Part 1 of Article 255, Part 3 of Article 212, Part 2 of Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.